Register as a Felon

Pursuant to Florida Statute (FS) 775.13 - Any person who has been convicted of a felony in any court of this state shall, within 48 hours after entering any county in this state, register with the sheriff of said county, be fingerprinted and photographed and list the crime for which convicted, place of conviction, sentence imposed, if any, name, aliases, if any, address and occupation. If the felony conviction is for an offense that was found pursuant to FS 87404, to have been committed for the purpose of benefiting, promoting, or furthering the interests of a criminal gang, the registrant shall identify himself or herself as such an offender.

Does Not Apply

This section does not apply to an offender:

  • Who has had his or her civil rights restored
  • Who has received a full pardon for the offense for which convicted
  • Who has been lawfully released from incarceration or other sentence or supervision for a felony conviction for more than five years prior to such time for registration, unless the offender is a fugitive from justice on a felony charge or has been convicted of any offense since released from such incarceration or other sentence or supervision
  • Who is a parolee or probationer under the supervision of the United States Parole Commission, if the commission knows of and consents to the presence of the offender in Florida, is a probationer under the supervision of any federal probation officer in the state or who has been lawfully discharged from such parole or probation
  • Who is a sexual predator and has registered as required under FS 775.21
  • Who is a sexual offender and has registered as required in FS 943.0435 or FS 944.607
  • Who is a career offender who has registered as required in FS 775.261 or FS 944.609

Criminal Registration

Criminal registration can be completed at the Martin County Jail 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For additional information, call 772-220-7200.